Posts Tagged ‘adoption’

Meet John Borgstedt – Child Abuse Survivor and Hero for Others

It wouldn’t be accurate if we didn’t shed awareness on the topic of abuse especially in the adoption community. Abuse is no stranger to the adoption community. Recent news articles could be shared that all tell horrific stories of children being abused by foster and adoptive families. Many members of the adoption triad have suffered…

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How Do I Choose an Adoption Agency?

One of the most amazing changes in the adoption industry today is the availability of options for a woman who is considering adoption for her child’s future.    Today, expectant moms choosing adoption, can do research online and compare each different adoption agency and adoption law firms and choose the one that has the best…

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Meet Carrie Who Grew Up In An Open Adoption Relationship

Meet Carrie, who grew up knowing she was adopted and had the benefit of knowing her birth family throughout her early years.  Carrie, having grown up in an open adoption relationship were you always aware of your adoption story?  “I always knew my story. I had a book called “Why was I Adopted” that was my…

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Meet Cindy Howard, Creator of ” The Vita Pendant”.

  Meet Cindy Howard, Creator of The Vita Pendant. It is a pleasure having the opportunity to get to know you and to to share your gift with others on the Post Adoption Journey. I see that you are an artist. Were you artistic even as a child? Yes, I have always loved to create, whether…

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Dear Mom,

Dear Mom, We have never met. I don’t know your name, hair color, where you live, your profession, your favorite food, if you drink coffee, and if you do if you like creamer in your coffee. I do; however, know one thing about you. I know you love me very much. You not only loved…

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To my Son’s Adoptive Mom on Birth Mothers Day,

To my Son’s Adoptive Mom on Birth Mothers Day, Our relationship began on paper and I find myself 30 years later using the same means of communication. A LETTER. It all started with anonymous LETTERS between us. Yours was a bio that told me all about you and your spouse and the kind of lifestyle…

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Feeling the Mother’s Day Blues?

“Will all the mothers please stand up? Do you have any children?” Mothers Day is almost here and for many women it comes with some unwanted questions and an array of mixed feelings.   Women who are unable to bear children or who have had children who are no longer living may feel loss and…

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Letter To My Child’s Adoptive Mother,

To My Child’s Adoptive Mother, I write to you now because I have lived each day with this complexity and need to open up to you about it. You and I share this unique relationship with each other that began with the life of the child whom we both love so dearly. We both identify…

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